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Grow Your Own Greens With The Growbot, A System Designed To Make Rooftop Farming Easy

But a startup called Cityblooms hopes to help change that. The company makes small, modular “growbots,” lightweight greenhouses that can squeeze into …

Look At The Crazy Designs For The World’s First Underwater City

The Ocean Spiral, a futuristic concept for a self-sufficient city designed to float in the middle of the ocean, uses the sea to run infrastructure …

10 Trackers And Apps That Can Make Your Life So Much Better

You can now use trackers and apps to fix your posture, spy on your dog, find inner peace, monitor your baby's breathing, and more. We live in the future, didn't you know?<p>And to learn more about the insane and exciting and occasionally troubling growth of self-trackers and apps, read all about the …

Apps

Trying to lose some lbs this year? Try one of these 10 delicious dieting apps

The new year can often bring a new start, making it a perfect time to get more healthy. For some, this includes dieting. However, dieting isn’t the …

Apps

Science Graphic of the Week: Scientists Discover the First Protein That Can Edit Other Proteins

The most important job inside any cell is making proteins, and they are all made using instructions from DNA. This process is practically gospel in …

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South Africa

Organized Self: Expert Neuroscience Tips For Using Your iPhone Most Effectively

Steve Jobs had a mercurial temperament. He may or may not have had ADHD, but his greatest creation, the iPhone, has enabled habits that verge on that diagnosis for hundreds of millions of users. Think of the image of Jobs holding up the first iPhone with a mere 15 icons on its home screen. Contrast …

China develops new rocket for manned moon mission

First launch of Long March-9 will take place around 2028, Chinese state media reports<p>China is developing a huge rocket that will be used for its first manned mission to the moon, state media said Monday, underscoring Beijing's increasingly ambitious space programme.<p>The first launch of the Long …

What It’ll Take To Put Humans On Mars, Visualized

Last week, NASA successfully flight-tested its new Orion spacecraft, the first step in the project the space agency says will eventually take humans to Mars. The reason for the test was to see how this new spacecraft would hold up in the extreme conditions it would face on a trip to Mars. But, as …

Mark Wahlberg asks for pardon in 1988 crime

On April 8, 1988, when he was 16 and long before he became a model, rapper and actor, Mark Wahlberg -- high on drugs and alcohol -- assaulted a man while trying to steal two cases of alcohol and then punched another man in the face as he attempted to avoid the police.<p>He was arrested, sentenced and …

Apple files to dismiss DRM case because the people suing didn't buy the right iPods

Apple's lawyers claim the plaintiffs did not purchase iPods during the eligible time period<p>Apple has notified the court that it plans to move for a dismissal in the class action lawsuit against its DRM practices, claiming the plaintiffs in the case did not purchase any iPods which are covered in …

Hearst Magazines

Steve Jobs may take the stand today as iPod plaintiffs scramble

The star witness in an Oakland federal court Friday is expected to be the late Steve Jobs, testifying in a deposition videotaped six months before …

British Museum to send more Elgin Marbles abroad despite Greek anger

Museum director Neil MacGregor says "conversations are in train" about loaning more disputed Parthenon masterpieces to world museums<p>The director of the British Museum has said it is already in talks to loan more Elgin Marbles to foreign museums.<p>Neil MacGregor told The Telegraph that the …

Killer cops, drone wars and the crisis of democracy

<b>(AP/Charlie Riedel/Matt York)</b><p>Americans have surrendered democracy and enslaved ourselves to illegitimate power. The consequences are murder<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>December 6, 2014 5:00pm (UTC)<p>This will long be remembered as the week when another grand jury declined to prosecute another white police officer …

How NASA Will Send Humans To Mars

NASA scientists are tackling a big challenge: building capsules that will take humanity to Mars.<p>It’s official: NASA’s Orion project, which will send humans to Mars, is a success. A test flight on Friday morning was successful; NASA’s command center called it “the most perfect flight you could ever …

Find My iPhone, now with driving directions to lost devices

A small but noteworthy update to Apple’s Find My iPhone software has just surfaced on iTunes. The iPhone and iPad app which lets you locate stolen or …

Shackled skeletons discovered in ancient Roman burial ground in France

Archaeologist have discovered a group of skeletons bound by shackles at the site of a large ancient Gallo-Roman burial ground in southwest France.<p>The …

Archaeology

How to Eat Before and After You Lift

Chris Giblin

Get More Energy In 3 Minutes: The Brain-Based Way

Do you want more energy? We all have 24 hours in a day and people, places, projects that need our attention.<p>While we may not be able to eliminate our entire list of responsibilities, we can monitor our energy. Like hours in a day, our energy seems finite – but it doesn’t have to be that way. We are …

This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away From Dangerous People

Based on the design of floating oil platforms, the Sea Trees are made from steel and shaped like giant trees. Each level of the platform supports a …

Greece outraged by British Museum sculpture loan

LONDON (AP) — One of the British Museum's much-disputed Parthenon Marbles was unveiled Friday after being sent in secret to Russia — a surprise move …

Uber’s value more than doubles to $40bn after investors back fundraising

Uber, the taxi service that allows users to hail a ride using their smartphone, has been valued at more than $40bn (£25.5bn) after its latest funding round.<p>The total is more than double the $18.2bn the company was said to be worth in June, when it raised $1.2bn from investors including Fidelity …

Margaret Mead on the Root of Racism and the Liability of Law Enforcement

On her ascent to fame as the world’s best-known and most influential cultural anthropologist, Margaret Mead became one of modern history’s greatest academic celebrities. As she toured the world to give university lectures, public talks, and presentations at various institutions, she brought with …